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A Sneaky Peak at Peaky Blinders - post 2: Scene Length.

So what have we noticed so far about the opening 10 minutes of Peaky Blinders?

1. The longest scene is the Opening Credits (1.35) which conveys… 134 more words


A Sneaky Peak at Peaky Blinders - post 1.

In this series of posts we’re going to analyze Steven Knight’s superb TV drama Peaky Blinders.

To begin, we’re going to explore the first 10 minutes. 444 more words


Broken Eden

I spent ten years as a struggling, almost successful screenwriter. The first five years were one of the best times of my life. The second five years, not so much. 365 more words

My Life



ERIC (15) gets up off the ground and raises his fists. He
tucks his arms closer than what a regular stance should be… 667 more words

Jan Benedict Bitara

The 80-20 Rule

The eighty-twenty rule, also called the Pareto principle, says something likeĀ 80 percentĀ of the effects come from 20 percent of the causes.

This means that 80 percent of your gains come from 20 percent of your efforts. 149 more words


Why Write A Screenplay?

Screenwriting is a very specific form. It is difficult and limiting – think about it, you only have 90 or so pages; you have to establish certain elements within 10 pages; you have to adhere to certain plot points at certain times. 692 more words


Screenwriting Tip - What Works For You

So, some of you out there know you want to be screenwriters, and knew that as soon as your were out of the womb, you were destined to write films and make millions. 451 more words